A woman from Leicester has had part of her leg severed by a New York taxi, city police are investigating whether or not her injuries were caused by road rage.
Sian Green has already undergone surgery and her father is flying out to America today to be by her side.
She is in recovery now and they have had to amputate what is left of her foot. We are a really close family and we are all devastated by what has happened. We just want to be at our daughter's side right now.
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The House of Commons Petitions Committee has said they will keep an eye on the petition and are concerned about fraudulent signatures.